Vitruvian triathlon at Rutland Water – hotel offer

Vitruvian triathlon Rutland WaterIf you are brave enough to compete in the incredibly tough Vitruvian Triathlon at Rutland Water on Saturday 30th August, we are more than pleased to offer you a huge discount on Greetham Valley Hotel accommodation for the night before!

Just £65 B&B, or £49 room only if a full English or continental breakfast really isn’t what you need first thing on the Saturday morning….

We are happy to extend this offer to triathletes’ family and friends too – everyone needs their support team!
SORRY – WE ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED. GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE COMPETING IN THE VITRUVIAN!


Gallant James rescues a golf trolley in distress

James AblettA hundred golfers were asked “If you saw an electric trolley go into one of the many lakes at Greetham Valley Golf Club, would you jump in to get it out”? Only one said yes – and did so at the weekend! Greetham Valley member James Ablett and partners had just finished their round and witnessed a fully laden trolley shoot down the hill from the practice putting green and into one of the lakes on the 18th hole of the Lakes course.

The owner, a lady who was a visitor to Greetham Valley and her husband rushed down the hill in a panic. Without any hesitation, James jumped into the water to rescue it. When the lady’s putter was found to be missing, he went back in to retrieve that too!

The lady visitor was over the moon after getting her clubs and trolley back so quickly and praised James for his quick and selfless thinking. Even though a very soggy James had to endure a bit of leg pulling from his mates, they and other club members all agreed that he really is a top man. Club Captain Shaun Denholm praised James and said that what he did was well above and beyond the normal courtesy that the members always extend to the club’s visitors. Incidentally, whilst he was wading around neck high in the lakes, James’ own trolley suddenly developed a mind of its’ own and headed off for the lake – its’ progress was arrested by Bob Green, who was filming the whole episode.

James’ friends in the Airshots Golf Society, a charitable group who fundraise for the Air Ambulance Service,  presented James with the equipment required in case he ever felt the need to repeat his heroic performance!

The video of James’ soggy adventure, as captured by former Greetham Valley Captain Bob Green, is available to view here on YouTube, entitled Golf Trolley Rescue.


ELVIS Tribute Night at Greetham Valley

elvis logoSaturday 10th May
Tickets are now on sale for a fabulous ELVIS Tribute Night at Greetham Valley on Saturday 10th May.

We are delighted to be welcoming the incredible Paul Lillie, bringing ‘A Little Less Conversation’ to Rutland. Take a look at this YouTube link – then book your tickets quickly at Greetham Valley hotel reception!
Tickets are just £20pp to include two course dinner, live music and disco.

Arrive: 7.30pm   Carriages: midnight     Click here for the menu

Tel: Greetham Valley Reception (01780) 460444 to reserve tickets


April job vacancies at Greetham Valley Hotel

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Part Time Customer Service Assistant
Reporting to the Front of House Manager, you will be responsible for meeting and greeting all guests to Greetham Valley, whether they are checking in to a hotel room, attending a function or arriving for a golf tee time. You will work a minimum of 16 hours per week but it must be recognised that days and hours worked will be as required to meet the needs of the business.

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Friendly and welcoming
  • Team player
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literate

A knowledge of golf is desirable although not essential. You will have previous experience within a customer service environment.

Interested candidates should apply in writing to: Sharon Walpole, HR Manager sharon@greethamvalley.co.uk
Greetham Valley Hotel, Wood Lane, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland LE15 7SN.
Tel: 01780 460444       Closing date 13 April 2014

conciergeNight Porter
Greetham Valley has a job vacancy for a Night Porter.  Working as part of a team of three night porters, exact shift patterns may vary from week to week subject to rostering arrangements and the needs of the business.

The successful candidate will:

  • ensure all areas throughout the building are tidy and maintained in good working order, ready for the next day’s activities
  • provide support to the food and beverage team for clear up when functions run into late evening or through to the early hours
  • set up tables and chairs for next day as required
  • set up for breakfast as required
  • provide after hours service to residents and golf break parties as required
  • patrol the buildings and grounds to assist with security
  • report any serious incidents or serious security risks immediately to the local police for action
  • provide check in and check out services in the Hotel as required
  • work on other duties through the night as may be reasonably requested to meet the needs of the business
  • report any maintenance issues for action

Interested candidates should apply in writing to: Sharon Walpole, HR Manager sharon@greethamvalley.co.uk
Greetham Valley Hotel, Wood Lane, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland LE15 7SN.
Tel: 01780 460444       Closing date 18 April 2014

 

housekeeperPart Time Housekeeper
Reporting to the Head Housekeeper, the successful candidate will work a minimum of 16 hours per week.  Flexibility is essential as shifts will include weekdays and weekends on a rota basis.

You will support the Head Housekeeper in ensuring the finest attention to detail in relation to the daily cleanliness standards of the 35 bedrooms at GreethamValley, along with the Rutland Lodges, holiday cottage, lounge bar, restaurants, conference and function rooms and all public areas.

Interested in joining our busy, friendly team? Please apply in writing to:
Sharon Walpole, HR Manager sharon@greethamvalley.co.uk
Greetham Valley Hotel, Wood Lane, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland LE15 7SN.
Tel: 01780 460444       Closing date 18 April 2014  

 

housekeeperTemporary Housekeepers
Greetham Valley has job vacancies for casual temporary housekeepers to work in the Housekeeping Department.  Hours will be flexible, as required to meet the needs of the business. Weekend work required.

You will support the Head Housekeeper in ensuring the finest attention to detail in relation to the daily cleanliness standards of the 35 bedrooms at Greetham Valley, as well as the Rutland Lodges, holiday cottage, lounge bar, restaurants, conference and function rooms and all public areas.

Interested in joining our busy, friendly team? Please apply in writing to:
Sharon Walpole, HR Manager sharon@greethamvalley.co.uk
Greetham Valley Hotel, Wood Lane, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland LE15 7SN.
Tel: 01780 460444         Closing date 30 April 2014


Gardeners’ Question Time with Rutland Radio

Dig It‘Dig It’ LIVE! Gardeners’ Question Time with Rutland Radio. Monday 14th April, 7pm to 10pm. Recording starts at 7.30pm.

Hosted by Rob Persani, the guest speakers for this entertaining and informative evening are Barnsdale Garden’s Nick Hamilton, the very knowledgeable Adam Frost and the renowned John Shone.

 

Tickets to this event are FREE and available from Rutland Radio, tel: 01572 757868. www.rutlandradio.co.uk


Job vacancies March 2014 at Greetham Valley

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Hotel Housekeeping Job Vacancies
Greetham Valley Hotel has a vacancy  for a Part Time Housekeeper to work within the busy Housekeeping Department at our Rutland Hotel.  Reporting to the Head Housekeeper, the successful candidate will work a minimum of 16 hours per week.  Flexibility is essential as shifts will include weekdays and weekends on a rota basis.  The position supports the Head Housekeeper in ensuring the finest attention to detail in relation to the daily cleanliness standards of the 35 bedrooms at Greetham Valley, along with the Lodges, holiday cottage, Lounge Bar, conference and function spaces and all public areas.

We are also recruiting for Casual Housekeepers to work within the Housekeeping Department.  Hours will be flexible, as required to meet the needs of the business. Weekend work will be required. The Housekeeping team support the Head Housekeeper in ensuring the finest attention to detail in relation to the daily cleanliness standards of the 35 bedrooms at GreethamValley, along with the Lodges, holiday cottage, Lounge Bar, conference and function spaces and all public areas.

Closing date 31st March 2014. Interested candidates for the above positions  should request an application form from:
Sharon Walpole, HR Manager sharon@greethamvalley.co.uk
Greetham Valley Hotel, Golf and Conference Centre, Wood Lane, Greetham, Oakham, Rutland LE15 7SN


Charity Race Night at Greetham Valley Golf Club

Race Night at Greetham ValleyFriday 21st March
The ever-popular Charity Race Night makes its’ annual appearance at Greetham Valley on Friday 21st March. This year’s event will be raising funds for the 2014 Captains’ charity, The Air Ambulance Service.

Tickets are available from Greetham Valley Hotel Reception at just £5.95, to include a fish and chips supper served from 7pm. First race is at 8pm. Don’t forget your tote money – the Hinch girls will be in attendance as usual!!


Mothers’ Day Luncheon at Greetham Valley

Mothers' Day LuncheonSunday 30th March   SORRY – FULLY BOOKED!
Table booking is essential for our very popular Mothers’ Day Luncheon – many families book for the next year as they leave! Everyone welcome, bring all the Mums in your family to enjoy a scrumptious three course lunch on this special day. A little gift on the table from Greetham Valley for every Mum too!

Just £22.50 per person, children aged 5 to 11 years just £10, and under 5s completely free. Book now on (01780) 460444 to reserve your table at your preferred time, between noon and 3pm. Please make sure you tell us how many Mums and how many kids of all shapes, sorts and sizes!

Mothers’ Day Luncheon Menu available here. Dietary requirements catered for with pleasure – please ask!


Easter Sunday Lunch at Greetham Valley

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A treat for all the family – Easter Sunday Lunch at Greetham Valley! 

Great venue, great value, great food – what  more could you and your family ask for? Choose a two course lunch for just £14.95 or three courses (and who can resist our scrumptious desserts?) for just £17.95. Children’s portions available – includes a  free Easter egg!

Early table booking is essential to ensure availability of your preferred dining time, between noon and 3pm - and please remember to let us know how many chocolate loving children you’ll be bringing with you!

Please click here for Easter Sunday Lunch menu
Dietary requirements catered for with pleasure – please ask!

Table reservations: Greetham Valley Hotel Reception tel: (01780) 460444


Valentine’s Supper by Candlelight at Greetham Valley

Valentines dining coupleFriday 14th (FULLY BOOKED) or Saturday 15th February (JUST 5 TABLES LEFT)
For all you incurable romantics out there - celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday 14th or Saturday 15th February with a special evening at Greetham Valley’s Valentine’s Supper by Candlelight.

Enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine on arrival with some tasty nibbles, followed by a delicious four course dinner.

Click here for Valentine’s Supper by Candlelight menu
Dietary requirements catered for with pleasure – please ask!

Your Supper by Candlelight table for two may be reserved between 7pm and 9pm, for just £50 per couple. Why not stay the night at Greetham Valley for just £117 to include Supper by Candlelight for two, king sized room and full English breakfast?

Table and room reservations: 01780 460444